Category Archives: apologetics

Insight into Christian Pro-Life Philosophy by Analyzing How Catholics and CofC-ers View Church Origins

The following is an endnote from an earlier essay titled When Did the Church Begin? The endnote illustrates one way Catholicism encourages a pro-life philosophy more than Protestantism, but the essay provides context. It is important to reiterate that the … Continue reading

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The Protestant “War on Hanukkah” Proves Catholicism More Plausible

Church of Christ readers, This post’s title is a nod to America’s “culture wars” (which seem to become more of an outrageous outrage this time of year), not to any sort of malice. Protestantism’s inattention to the Bible’s input about … Continue reading

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Creed: Part #2, Application of the Creed and Current CofC Disunity Regarding Baptism

CofC Christians, The Creed provides unity and identity. People who visit the Catholic Church of Christ do not need to read the minds of any Church leader to learn what the Church believes; the Creed is available to everyone. Members … Continue reading

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Creed: Part #1, “No Creed But the Bible” Proves Catholicism More Christian

CofC Christians, Protestant Church of Christ Christians often profess pride in their lack of a creed, but they utilize a creed-like mantra as both a statement of belief and a disparaging commentary on Christians who do confess a creed. “No … Continue reading

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In Their Own Words: [Protestant] Church of Christ Christians’ Journeys Toward (and from) the Fullness of Christianity

A selection of posts from this apostolate: Cohesive Sacramental Theology Leads to CatholicismAn Ex-CofC Convert to Catholicism “vs” an Ex-Catholic to CofC-ism Fake Book Review of The Church of Christ Is Built on Rock Q & A with a Recent … Continue reading

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Scott J. Shifferd: A “Straw Man” Meltdown

Scott J. Shifferd (Scott Shifferd Jr.) is a Protestant Church of Christ preacher at Dean Road Church of Christ. He introduced himself to me a few years ago online. I once tolerated irrational comments from CofC-ers on a previous humor … Continue reading

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How Does Mary Make Us More Christian?

A member of the Protestant Church of Christ that I’m in dialogue with asks: “How does Mary make us *more* Christian? What is the purpose of Marian Devotion?” Thank you! This is how I understand it: A greater love for … Continue reading

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